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one company specifically targeting the bay area, samsung, building and hiring in silicon valley as we speak, and as you know, giving apple's iphone a run for its mobile money. but samsung has a much larger plan than just phones. it wants to be all over your house. >> the thing about this refrigerator is our system. >> reporter: like this refrigerator. not merely used to keep things cool. also used to keep you informed. >> our new refrigerator has a screen on it. you can use it as a baby monitor. maybe you want to look up recipes or listen to pandora while you're cooking. all that can be done. >> reporter: and while the company gave us a sneak peek into its next-generation mouse which you'll control with hand gestures, it also fired up its newest vacuum cleaner because when you think about devices communicating with wi-fi, you undoubtedly think about your vacuum cleaner, right? >> our new vacuum cleaner does have a camera on it. and you can control it from your samsung smartphone. so when someone spills the chips at my house, nobody get up. i'll just have the vacuum come out and we'll
. that they could possibly be losing their grip because of the rise of android & samsung. there are so many different android/samsung and some are cheaper or even free! and also the rise of the phablet this galaxy notebook is a huge screen with a stylist is a large phone/small-cap but. it is catching on an apple does not sell one. also, the iphone 4 is possibly hurting the iphone 5 cell. and some consumers are taking advantage of a free iphone for and did not purchasing a bit more expensive by phone 5. however, they have not reduced their water for componentry for the iphone 5. this could all be a rumor and perhaps there are just years and the motions. this will tell us exactly what happened over the holidays. and they will probably clear up this chatter about componentry. gabe slate tech report ahead at 8-30. a violent weekend in oakland. more than a dozen people shot in separate incidents around the city. how the police department plans on slowing down the accelerating violence. and the flu outbreak starting to reach crisis levels in parts of the u-s. how hospitals in the bay area are wor
between apple and samsung continues in a san jose courtroom. the two companies are fighting over trademark infidgegement claimses -- infringement claims. now apple wants an earlier ruling regarding the nexus smartphone in the u.s. they claim 19 of samsung's devices, including the galaxy and note products used apple patents. last august, a jury awarded apple $1 billion in damages. >>> target is going head to head with online retailers by turning its holiday price matching offer into a year- round promise. the nation's second largest discounter behind walmart announced today it will match prices -- on identical progress for stores like amazon.com. the list includes walmart, best buy, toys 'r' us and babies are us. the move follows disappointing holiday sales because of the online competition. >>> fisher-price is issuing a warning to parents about a possible mold problem for 800,000 newborn rock and play sleepers. that's after 600 reports of mold and treatment for 16 instants with respiratory reactions. parents should check for mold between the suit cushion and the hard plastic frame. if you
to use state grants to help cover the cost. >>> apple wanted the judge to order samsung to pay more than $1 billion the jury already awarded. the judge did not address samsung's request to have it reduced. >>> in just a few hours we will see the newest blackberry phone analysts say the blackberry 10 could save its maker research in motion. previews say the software works well. the new phone reportedly also has the ability to keep personal and work identities separate on the same phone. the unvailing happens in new york at 7:00 our time. >>> wildlife workers are trying to solve a mystery in san francisco's mission district. earlier this month is a coyote was discovered in a backyard near cap and 18 streets. the animal was dehydrated, flee infested, and ten pounds under weight. they are trying to figure out how the coyote ended up there. one theory it hitched a ride in the engine department of a vehicle. >>> sal is on his way here. we want to update you on traffic this morning. take you out to highway 4 bay point. you can see already getting a little crowded. those people have a long commu
samsung and cap people could cool down, think again. a tech analyst firm tells reuters that samsung will widen their lead in smartphone sales in 2013 over apple. their sales will grow by 35 percent because the company offers several different kinds of phones. apple expected to do very well with smartphone cells growing by 33 percent. this afternoon, aism another mass shooting visits the families of survivors of the sandy hook elementary school, former arizona congresswoman gabrielle giffords will be in connecticut tomorrow to meet the families in a private setting. she was shot in the head two years ago at a campaign event and forced to retire from the injuries. tonight a benefit concert will be held for the sandy hook victims at new vision church. >> in the wake of the tragedy another company is offering bullet proof clothing for children. it is made by a company in columbia that makes bullet roof items for adult, and the owner has been getting e-mails asking for children's sizes. among the items being made are backpacks and vests. the owner lands -- plans on selling them in the un
days target matches the price. this is effective immediately. samsung operating profit is add a record level of last three months of 2012 because of demand if galaxy phones and analysts say samsung benefited from slower than expected sales from iphone 5. and at&t says they sold ten million smart phones last quarter, a record. and the bill customers generate twice as much revenue as other customers. dow and s&p 500 are on the defensive today, we start getting earnings rolling in and that occurs later this morning with alcoa and silicon valley index which is higher. >> thank you very much. >> microphone caught leigh glaser and i talking about the ultra sound party. >> sell tickets. make a profit. >> but the fog is really dense in the not bay and now it is starting to push south into san jose. this is a live look with the visibility on the freeway and live doppler 7 hd is not picking up moisture. it will be a dry day today. we will check out the visibility down to seven mile visibility right now in san jose. you can see lesser amounts less than a mile at livermore and concord. the north b
significantly. so why fewer iphones? well, perhaps increased competition from samsung. samsung, after all, offers all kinds of different phones. but apple offers just one. cnet speculates maybe apple is just too mainstream these days. it's the phone of the parents instead of the cool teen babysitter. >>> shares in facebook quietly gaining. the company has a press conference tomorrow morning. we don't know what it's going to be about just yet. perhaps some new news on mobile advertising. but facebook stock has quietly turned itself around. it opened this morning at $31 a share. that's a six-month high. and deutsche bank gave it an upgrade, as well. we'll find out more tomorrow. back to you. >> scott, thank you very much. >>> it's been announced today, toyota was the world's top-selling automaker of 2012. the car company selling more than 9.7 million cars and trucks worldwide last year. general motors, which was the top automaker in 2011 sold just under 9.3 million vehicles, still pretty good. both companies seeing higher sales. but toyota's growth was larger, due in part to sales of its ve
. >> they like smart phones out there from samsung, from lg. so, the marketplaces in many ways caught up to apple. >> apple says it sold an iphone or ipad every 10 seconds during the holidays. the profit is made during the same quarter a year earlier. >> i switched to this samsung a year and a half ago. i used iphone two years but it's lighter, thin yes, screen is bigger. and i've been happy with it apple fans convinced there is no better technology. >> i've been with apple since the beginning. so... yeah. it's stream lined to use. >> the stock lost about a fourth of its values, the cash keeps growing estimated at $137 billion. the question is whether that can help it develop the next big thing or allow to it buy a prom yigs start up with a hot new idea ceo tim cook says the mission to keep making products people love. >> you can't base long term of a company based on one or two quarters. >> at apple headquarters, david louie, abc 7 news thank you. >> we're getting a dose of wet weather in the bay area, in many spots barely nouf dance on the streets. other places did get enough precipitation that
the past four months. apple again only the second most valuable company in the world over samsung. samsung says it's putting a lid on spending. apple is sinking net flix is soaring after a lead led, shares went up another $22 today to highest price in 16 months. >> yahoo's next big move will will be to personalized the tablet. today, the chief executive told bloomberg news she hopes to take the company to the next level beyond facebook. >> i think that it will be one of the predominant platt forms. it's not just about writing down who your friends are, it's taking that and finding useful contebt telling me, do you know who sells? and being able to offer me the opportunity to offer this up to someone i did know would be here. >> film version of the steve jobs buy yog grfy made a debut today. it z.chronicles major milestones including one where he apparently had to convince his partner that personal computers would some day change the world. >> this is freedom to create and to do and to build and, it's artist, it's individual. >> your overreacting. if you're developing this for freaks like u
the heated rivalry between samsung and cap people could cool down, think again. a tech analyst firm tells reuters that samsung will widen their lead in smartphone sales in 2013 over apple. their sales will grow by 35 percent because the company offers several different kinds of phones. apple expected to do very well with smartphone cells growing by 33 percent. this afternoon, aism another mass shooting visits the families of survivors of the sandy hook elementary school, former arizona congresswoman gabrielle giffords will be in connecticut tomorrow to meet the families in a private setting. she was shot in the head two years ago at a campaign event and forced to retire from the injuries. tonight a benefit concert will be held for the sandy hook victims at new vision church. >> in the wake of the tragedy another company is offering bullet proof clothing for children. it is made by a company in columbia that makes bullet roof items for adult, and the owner has been getting e-mails asking for children's sizes. among the items being made are backpacks and vests. the owner lands -- plans on s
told californians that a new samsung r&d facility in north san jose will bringing in 5,000 new jobs. so let's go deeper here. samsung's original announcement back in august said the company's total investment and number of hires in san jose wasn't determined at that point. so today we confirmed with samsung, we called them up. they have not announced the number of jobs eat either meaning governor brown is using yet another figure that can't be backed up by data. i'm sam brock. that is today's reality check. >> a single protester interrupted the confirmation hearing for senator john kerry today. kerry is expected -- >> i'm tired. >> theresley is, kerry is expected to replace hockey as secretary of state. the interruption came just as he finished his prepared remarks to the senate foreign relations committee. he handled the protest by alluding to his own time as an anti-war activist. >> when i first came to washington and testified, i obviously was testifying as part of a group of people who came here to have their voices heard. and that is above all what this place is about. so i respect
overseas and emerging markets like china and india where samsung has made inroads as well as many other android-based devices that are cheaper some wall street analysts out there saying this could compel apple to make a lower end iphone in order to increase those sales. so that could pinch margins elsewhere so that's not an easy task ahead. apple is rebounding this morning. its shares are up about 1%. speaking of samsung, its galaxy line-up led to a 76% increase in profit in the latest quarter up to $6.6 billion. and according to strategy analytics samsung was the smartphone winner for 2012. sold 213 million smartphones apple in second with 136 million, nokia with about 35 million in third place. stocks off to a positive start today thanks to some stronger earnings, some companies like procter & gamble, kimberly- clark and halliburton. dow up 35, nasdaq up 16, s&p up 5 points back to 1500. touched that level yesterday and it's going to see if it can hold on for the first time since december of 2007. frank and anne, back to you. >> thank you, kcbs radio'
they can snap a picture. >> and there is buzz on a new line of tv's from samsung with unprecedented shape and design leading to speculation it could be vertical and alright let's break it down. mom, pop it. ♪ two inches apart, becky. two inches. t-minus nine minutes. [ ding ] [ female announcer ] pillsbury cinnamon rolls. let the making begin. ♪ faster than mandy can hang up on mr. monday. you hang up first. [ female announcer ] in just 60 seconds, you've got snack-defying, satisfying totino's pizza rolls. [ ringing ] it's on. let's roll. >> oakland, and sunnyvale, this is abc7 news. >> welcome back. you are look live from our camera over a chilly bay area this morning. mike says expect it will be the same as yesterday. bundle up to the same degree with the full forecast coming up. >> new this morning, police in india plan to file charges against six defendants in a gang rain and killing of a 23-year-old university student. the attack on the woman two weeks ago continues to stir global protests including in the bay area. critics are upset it has taken so long to move forward. the crim
opens this week in las vegas and it could be the year of the fal let, with samsung note on the market and self more companies are expected to announce a fab let at the show. readers can see more visuals. the word of the year is "hash tag." that was picked over fiscal cliff and 47 percent. the only text on the cover of newsweek was "hash tag." >> san mateo and all the bay area, this is abc7 news. >> good morning. 4:42 on monday. hope you had a great weekend. san francisco is locking across the bay toward oakland, crystal clear right here. it is cold. we have fog out there. mike nicco is tracking that for you. and there are fog advisories. >> new this morning, the alameda family coroner identified a man killed running across a busy oakland freeway. a 44-year-old behind a wheel hit the center divider of i-880 and after the crash, he got out of the car and tried to cross the freeway on foot and he was then hit by at least two passing cars, all northbound traffic was diverted at 66 avenue for almost two hours. all lanes re-opened just before 10:00. >> emergency crews in san jose launched a
for the iphone 5 because of weak demand for the smartphone. the sales are slowing while samsung's share is increasing. here is another problem for apple, teens say it is no longer cool because adults like apple products but teens want the latest and greatest not a phone that came out when they were in elementary school. now a fix for the security flaw in java that. brother add warning from homeland security. 850 million people use java and this patch is not enough. those are the tech >> daly city, dublin, los gatos and all the bay area, this is abc7 news. >> good monday morning at 4:42. the embarcardero in san francisco, the ferry build, still red and blue for the 49er would won. here is the thing, it is very cold out there. you cannot tell from the picture but we have frigid conditions. mike nicco will talk about how long before we warm up this week. >> in the news the corruption trail of six former city officials in the los angeles suburb of bell is underway this week. a 20-count felony complain was handed down against the former mayor and vice mayor and four city council member. an i
. >> samsung says global sales of its galaxy as smart phone has surpassed 100 million. >> samsung rolled out the first galaxy as models at the end of may 2010, scrambling to catch up with apple, which was reshaping the market. >> despite a late entry, samsung quickly caught up the cupertino firm and became the biggest more foam maker. >> galaxy s series achieved a milestone faster than apple. >> it took about four years wrap a cell 11 2 million iphone. >> a second fuel leak for bowens 787 streamlinerd- reamliner . japan airlines reported a fuel leak and inspection yesterday's. >> the aircraft quarterly was the same one that had a fuel leak in boston last week. >> japan's all nippon airways has experienced a filly, a cockpit when the crack and a computer malfunction in its 787 causing cancellations flights. the u.s. government said last week the 787 a safe to fly, though it lost the probe last week into the cause of their is problems very >> still ahead back on the ice the san jose sharks' head back to training will take you inside their practice >> good morning time ms. 4:14 on your monday m
and samsung continues today in a san jose courtroom. the two companies are fighting over patent and trademark infringement on several fronts. now, the hearing today could lead to a new ban on samsung products being sold here in the u.s. apple claims that 19 of samsung's devices, including the galaxy and note products, use eight apple patents and it's not being expected -- compensated. similar battles are being fought across europe. >>> sales in china may be down for kfc. this is after the chinese government started to support them with poultry. it expects a 6% drop in revenue in same sales stores there. sales in china had been expanding. >>> mcdonald's is expanding its test of a new menu tie tell. they could be adding mighty wings to its chicken offerings. they were tested successfully in atlanta and now chicago will get to try them. one thing that could keep them from going national is the increasing cost of wings. the prices have gone up on wings. >>> mcdonald's changing its name but only in australia. and only temporarily. the people of call it macs. it's in honor of australia day. [inaudi
generation smartphones. but sales figures say it's fallen behind samsung. possibly even lg worldwide. meanwhile, a federal judge says apple's ceo tim cook will have to testify about allegations apple entered a secret agreement with other tech companies not to steal each other's employees some years ago. this morning the former head of palm told reuterses that then-apple ceo steve jobs actually threatened to hit palm with expensive patent suits if it kept hiring apple executives. it's easy to forget it wasn't that long ago palm actually worried apple. they were very early to smartphones and nabbed a number of very talented apple leaders. back to you. >> scott mcgrew, thank you very much. >> thank you. >>> first came the fire and then the ice. >> that's right. this is what the weather caused. a chicago warehouse gutted by flames now just looks like an ice castle. it was so cold when firefighters were dousing the abandoned warehouse with water and it turned into ice instantly. this happened last night in chicago. a five-alarm fire ripping through the building. temperatures dipping to a
's demand to increase the more than a billion dollars in damages a jury awarded samsung to pay them. u.s. district judge lucy koh also rejected demands from both companies to conduct another trial. koh ruled that the san jose during that ride in august when it found samsung infringed six patents and awarded apple a billion dollars in damages. the series of orders issu not addres and solve request to reduce the award. >> hostess is reportedly close to picking a preferred buyer for its twinkies brand a move that could signal the venture return of the snack cake to shelves. a source familiar with negotiations says that to private equity firms are the likely winners of the round of negotiations to buy twinkies . any agreement to sell would be subject to approval of the federal bankruptcy court that is overseeing the liquidation of hostesses assets. >> you just heard a listen to witnesses calling 911 reporting the sideshow on 880. we will have more on the investigation when the kron 4 morning news continues. and walnut creek, assuring you interstate 6. 80 >> it should warm up to the low 60s
.;@ >> taiwan's new year's celebration did not come without controversy. samsung electronics offered over a million dollars to light up city skyscrapers. samsung from south korea that. is taiwan technology rival. taiwan tourism officials block that had deal. >> look at that light display. p that works enough, the nation is also fired the prague fill harmonic-to-during celebrations. getting a bird's eye view of the show, $4300 a person. >> just moments ago, london welcomed the new year over the river thames. bells from big ben rang loudly. it caps a big dear for london. >> they're not going to have as much fun as we are with fire works on the embark dareo coming up, new apps helping smart phone users stick to their new year's resolution autos an animal fight caught on camera. what experts say was behind this battle. >> as mount tam camera. clouds in the sky. they should not interfere with our viewing. i'm spencer christian n midnight forecast coming up. >> want to check the traffic this, is a live view of the golden gate bridge. everybody heading into san francisco is running into traffic.
to phones, this is the 5.5" samsung out this year but we will see more big phones like this and phones that are bigger, maybe 6" smartphones at the show. >> paul, which companies do you expect to be the big winners or those to generate buzz at the show? >> well, i think samsung is a very big company and in a lot different areas. other trend stuff we will hear about more wireless connections particularly between smartphones and other things. case in point is this box, they are starting to use smartphones to interact with other devices better so this, for example, you can put it on top of the box and it will charge the phone and send music to the sound box. in cars you will see a lot about what is called smartphone interaction with the cars where the content is displayed on the car screen. those are some of the things we expect to see. >> a lot about the mobile. thank you, paul. can't wait to hear more. >> it is 5:26. neighbors watch in horror as a woman is deliberately set on fire and the man are searching for the suspect. >> president obama will make a nomination for the secretary of d
and the judge in the apple samsung patent case denied samsung's request to keep some sales numbers private while the verdict is being appeal that had means apple and the rest of the world get a peek at detailed sales figures. stocks rally with the dow closing over 300 points higher after lawmakers put in finishing touches to keep part of the country fromù=x going ovr the fiscal cliff. your bloomberg silicon valley index also higher. and more world leaders seeing the value of twitter to communicate. 75% of world leaders are now on twitter with either personal, or government accounts. the number doubled in two years, most-followed leader in the world is barack obama. followed by hugo chavez. from bloomberg studios i'm cory johnson. >> cory, thank you. >> googlels  executive chairman is on his way to north korea on a private trip. it's an unofficial visit as north korea has no diplomatic relation was the u.s.. google previously hosted lower level north korean officials in april, 2011. the new leader says he wants to focus on technology. >> let's turn to the forecast now. i woke up today and igs[k
the best possible picture. phones like samsung and galax and lg and lumina 920 offer this feature. if someone ruins a shot by walking in on it you can remove them. >> tap what you don't want in the know to and the camera takes it away. on some phones can you set it to certain words like "cheese" and the camera takes the picture. ever miss a shot because you did not take it fast enough? the lg senses when your finger is about do snap a photo and takes multiple shots so you do not miss the moment. with smart 15s, getting smarter, you will have fewer excuses for taking a bad photo. >> consumer reports expected to see these features begin to show up on traditional cameras in the coming year. the samsung galaxy and digital camera allow you to combine the best takes of each person for multiple photos and combine them all into one picture. >> vacation photos about to get better. >> people could take photos at the maverick surf competition with the surfing world ready to descend on the san mateo coast. >> duped? or deception? the romantic hoax entangling a star notre dame football player
consumers have choices now. >> they like all of the smart phones out there from samsung, from lg for that matter. the nexus 4. the marketplace has caught up to apple. >> apple sold an iphone or ipad every 10 seconds during the highway days. but its $13.1 billion profit was exactly the same as what it made during the same quarter a year earlier. apple may also be losing its grip on its most loyal customers if barton is any indication. >> i switched to this samsung and i used an iphone for two years but it is lighter. thinner. the screen is bigger. and i have been happy with it since. >> apple fans remain convinced there is no better technology. >> i pretty much stuck to apple products since the beginning. computers and laptops and phones and a couple of i^ pad minis. it is streamlined and easy to use. i stick to apple. >> reporter: apple stock lost a fourth of its value. its hoard of cash now estimated at $137 billion. the question is is whether that cash can help it develop the next big thing or allow it to buy a promising startup with a hot new idea. the ceo says the main missio
samsung announced fourth quarter profits of $6.6 billion. that is an increase of 76%. samsung says the popularity helped boost profits. galaxies outsold iphones for the fourth quarter in a row. it is the worst performing of all the asian markets so far this year. in contrast japan nikkei finished the year a three year high. checking in on the european markets all of them most of them are upright now. and our markets futures indicate a higher opening here in the u.s. as well. that follows decent gain for the dow jones up 46 points. s & p did cross 1500 yesterday. it might test that level today. >>> coming up. for the rebuilding process for hurricane sandy just starting in new jersey. homeowners want exactly what they had before may be in for a surprise. >>> good news for fans of star wars movie series. the new indications that episode seven may be in the works soon. >>> you can wake up with ktvu every morning. get the mornings top stories that developed while you were sleeping sent straight to your cell phone every weekday morning at 6:00 a.m.. text the word wakeup to 70123. ♪ usi
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in to kick ap putt at the moment. an article saying is samsung the new call. the advertising campaign was five or six years old saying, android is outselling apple, which we've known for an awfully long time. as ceo, as head of the pr, marketing director, how do you stop that sort of comment dead in its tracks? is it about offering bigger dividends or something more profound? >> well, you know, one of the things i like tim cook has been saying is, we're not about maximizing market share, which maybe sounds like a crazy idea, we're about maximizing customer experience. and we want customers to love our products. that's what got them in the winner's circle in the first place. that's the only thing that enables any mobile phone company, any technology company to keep on going at this tremendous pace. >> sidney -- >> i think you have to -- >> i'm sorry. i didn't mean to interrupt you. i just want to bring in jeffrey. we had a problem with the camera at yale. and now he's now joining us on the phone. jeffrey, what is your view? what should tim cook do here to reinvigorate apple? >> well, y
they stop you. with the samsung galaxy ii from straight talk wireless. he'll get the same nationwide coverage for half the cost. let's see if he notices. of course. joe saved $950 a year, enough to buy some sweet pyro. straight talk wireless. same phones. same networks. half the cost. ♪ now, i'm stronger than yesterday ♪ >>> when britney spears got engaged about a year ago, everybody said it was a sign of newfound stability. but this morning, we have learned that they're breaking up. >> that's not her only breakup of the week. we're also hearing that she's bailing on her reality show. what's going on here? abc's rachel smith has the details. a busy week for her. >> indeed. a busy day. today, it's britney against the music. rumors were swirling about britney's departure from "the x factor." the pop star made even bigger news on the same day. take a look. ♪ all eyes on us >> reporter: this morning, all eyes are on britney spears, ending yet another relationship in heartbreak. the pop icon and fiance jason trawick, officially calling it quits, after nearly four years. britney said
. >> reporter: good morning. the iphone still a hot seller but samsung has been padding its lead over apple with its lower cost devices especially overseas. and it's been long rumored that apple would come up with a less expensive iphone to compete. the "wall street journal" says that we could see that lower end iphone by the end of the year. one of the keys in lowering the price would be using less expensive materials. in particular, for the body, perhaps relying on polycarbonate plastic rather than aluminous glass as we see in current iphone models. it is expected that samsung will sell about 290 million smartphones this year. apple around 180 million. >>> there is a big deal in the wireless network space that could be under way. sprint already trying to take over clear wire networks. it already owns more than half of the company but dish network is now stepping in and trying to outbid sprint for that network. dish already provides a number of services wants to add voice to that. we'll see if they can possibly get past the offer from sprint which is al
is growing for inexpensive phones. >>> samsung asked the court to uphold its ruling on the galaxy cell phone. in october they refused to impose a ban on the sale. apple requested that ban. the trial is set to begin in march in san jose. >>> striking nurses took to picket lines today. nurses are at odds with administrators over pay, benefits and contributions to their healthcare plans. both hospitals called in replacement workers and are promising care won't be effected. >>> researchers received 2 grants from the bill and melinda gates foundation. one group received $12 million to investigate the impacts of antibiotics to children. >>> back now to our bay area weather. rosemary o -- rosemary orozco explained we will be cold. >> tonight going to be just as cold as we have been. outside right now beautiful. once you step outside, it can be cold at times. if it is breezy in your neighborhood it could be brisk. 51 degrees in oakland. 49 san francisco. 40s concord, east bay, temperatures are cooling off. 45 degrees in brentwood. 32 mount diablo. with the windchill 9 degrees is what it feels like.
windows 8. >> one they recommend is samsung 13 inch ultrabook. but you'll safe money if you . >> consumer reports named two best byes. an ultrabook and for $700 a 13 inch bio ultrabook. can you take windows 7 and switch to it windows 8? consumer reports says that is best for those whose current computer has a touch screen. youó1/7 can down load the new windows 8 to be sure your pc is compatible. >> shark s back on the ice. >> yes. >> finally. >> just ahead when the season will get underway. >> plus, discovering in the back seat of a taxi giving new mean together phrase cash cab. >> coming up, lawmakers begin with a focus, taking aim at stricter gun control. >> prince charles taik talks about the role he'll take ons a grandfather what. he doesn't want his grandchildren to inherit. >> and now here is a look at what is ahead on abc 7 world news. >> hello there, carolyn and everybody in the bay area, more on the flu outbreak well. show you how to use q new tools to help you track germs marching through your neighborhood. >> and you can surprised to learn how many of us return christmas pre
to a newlv+ york city neighborhood. google proed vids wi-fi in mountain view. samsung is on a role and says it expects record profits and may become the world's top home appliance maker. aig the insure yangs company may now join a lawsuit against the koflt. the company is adder tiesing it's paid back money with, interest, the lawsuit)i) claims shareholders got cheated and chevolet adopted a new slogan ditching the tag line chevy runs deep and replacing witness find new roads. >> bay area residents paying more tafls than they should. >> yes. next michael finney explains why it's1111111gonna have to ask you to power down your little word game. i think your friends will understand. oh no, it's actually my geico app...see? ...i just uh paid my bill. did you really? from the plane? yeah, i can manage my policy get roadside assistance, pretty much access geico 24/7. sounds a little too good to be true sir. i'll believe that when pigs fly. ok, did she seriously just say that? geico. just click away with our free mobile app. pass parcel >> however, in order to sweetness they said all right. for tho
top recommend samsung 13" for $850. you can save money if you get a laptop with traditional touch pad and no such screen. testers found the pad works fine with windows 8 but it is not as intuitive. >> consumer reports named two non-touch screen laptops the best, the 15 itch ultra book and the 13" bioultra book. can you take the end withs 7 and switch it over to windows 8? consumer reports says that option is best if those whose current computer has a touch screen. you can download the free windows 8 upgrade to make sure your pc is compatible. >> we are discussing what is interesting, we are not seeing delays from san francisco international airport. >> although the fog is around the san mateo bridge. we will show you the san mateo bridge and 87 in san jose, look how thick the fog is running to the san mateo bridge. it is tricky. can you see -- cannot see the san mateo bridge. the fog is thick. if it moves north the folks at the san francisco airport will be concerned. here is a look at live doppler 7 hd showing how quiet is it as far as radar. we have a lot of moisture in the air and
with the older folks but the younger generation is all about samsung galaxy and losing facebook after a survey shows tumbler is more popular than facebook with the 13-25 and tumbler lets you use photos on a blog like platform. >> our time is 6:49. and we have word that president obama will hold a white house news conference at 8:15 our time and abc will carry a special report. experts say he will likely discuss upcoming budget battles with congress over spending and vice president biden's gun task force as we have been reports and they will come back with recommendations tomorrow and issues that president obama would like to tackle next in the second term suggesting immigration so keep ituned to -- keepit tuned and we will have it for you live. >> mike? how are the temperatures? >> first, the beautiful picture from mount tamien this morning looking down on the bay and nothing that the bay is more choppy than the last couple of mornings with a free in the foreground moving around at 2,800' and down to the surface in san jose, highway 87 you can see the palm tree behind the circle seven and that
to release a cheaper iphone to compete with samsung and they say, although apple only has 20 percent of the smart phone market they have 75 percent of smartphone profits. >> 6:12. if you want to give facebook duck -- zuckerberg's attention, it will cost you. >> people are lining >> walnut creek, campbell and all the bay area this is abc7 news. >> good morning, again. this is our least amount of color and into the orange we have the dry air and the moist air is the green and blue to the north and the jet stream we talked about is digging a big trough of low pressure over us which is the bowl of cold air that will keep our temperatures below average this afternoon. 49 at livermore and morgan hill is cool and 53 in ocean land on the warm end. tomorrow and sunday, frosty start with temperatures in the low 50's and we will see a slow warming trend on monday and low-to-mid 50's. kristen and eric? >> the latest on the nation-wide flu outbreak that continues to spread this morning coast to coast. hospitals are overwhelmed. now some schools are closing. and now from washington, dc, we learn t
't want. the camera takes ate way. like cheese. the camera takes the picture, it's on phones like samsung galaxy note 2. ever miss a shot? it senses when your fing jer about to snap and takes multiple shots so you don't miss the moment. you'll have fewer excuses for taking a bad photo. features beginning to show up in coming years. >> that is remarkable. >>adh) it's cool. >> it's like photo shop but simplified. >> yes. you don't have to do a thing. >> yes. problem is when we do photo shoots carolyn highlight larry, remove larry. >> it's not true. >> this is missing something. >> delete, delete. >> a friendly wager promises to add color to this weekend's 49ers game its become colors will line up losing city hall fr a night f 49ers win, lanta city hall been covered in red and gold. if cal cons win, ed lee will let city hall wear red and white. >> not much of a bet, real yeechl they usually do the food thing. >> that is not best mayor wager. >> this family got to take a picture during a tour of candle stick park. they're excited for niners quest. >> let's take a look at a picture of isabel,
in las vegas. samsung brought mr. clinton on stage to talk about technology and its potential to help address social problems around the world. the company then showed off a remarkable flexible video display. that can be folded or rolled up. kron 4's tech reporter gabe slate. shows us how it works >> this will change everything. whiff bendable ..with bendable screens. these are lightweight, flexible, and even could be even into magazines, and put things into even fabric. because these are valuable, this will change the shape of design and malleable... and expect to see these in the future also be payable smart watch touted as for the first watch of the 21st century. it displays information from your phone. your watch will vibrate when you have a new message. this week, your phone can stay in your pocket. it will display caller id. you can see text messages. even twitter of birds. and customize this for the type of alerts that you want. control of your music. it will last seven days on one charge. pre- order. at $150. tune into our forecast and i will fill you in on the hot new product
attracted to buying microsoft or samsung products or android phones according to this marketing group. we plan on talking to consumers to see what has changed when it comes to apple. janine de la vega ktvu channel 2 morning news. >> it will be interesting. sal, what are you keeping an eye on now? >> 880 westbound is getting busier now that we are getting closer to the peak of the commute and on 80 from the carquinez bridge all the way down to the mcarthur maze traffic is not that bad but it is getting busier. when you go to the toll plaza, it has not filled inasmuch as i thought it would. this is maybe an 8 to 10 minute delay and it's holding steady and we are not asking for more thank you very much and it's holding steady there. we talked about 880 westbound coming through the vallejo area and we are also looking at the livermore valley which seems to be busy coming out of tracy especially getting into the main part of livermore. let's go to steve. >>> cloudy skies, brutally cold, great lakes and for us our cold pattern is coming to an end. in fact it has, some light rain, heard from ron
, competitors like samsung, have upped their game. not out-inventing apple, but matching them, device for device. but the bigger threat, is the loss of steve jobs himself. it's been nearly a year and a half since the death of apple's founder and many worry that the company has lost its creative genius. >> apple was very much steve jobs. we saw apple lost its way in the 1980s after he left. lot of people left apple for dead. they brought steve jobs back and the company, once again, was focused on innovation and consumer needs and consumer tastes in ways that it hadn't been before. the real question is whether apple can replicate the mind of steve jobs. >> how does somebody know what they want if they've never even seen it? >> reporter: and with that new movie coming, the part of the real life story still unwritten, is whether apple can continue inventing the next best thing. before anyone else. and before consumers realize they even want it. now, apple hasn't completely lost its way. it sold 48 million iphones over the holidays. 23 million ipads and ipad minis. the key for investors, right now, i
as the world's most valuable company to exxon. why the recent slump? some say samsung is matching them device for device. but the pigger threat is the loss of steve jobs himself. it's been nearly a year and a half since the death of apple's founder and many worried the company has lost its creative genius. >> apple was very much steve jobs. apple lost its way in the 1980s after he left and a lot of people left apple for good, and they brought steve jobs back and the company once again was focused on products and innovation and consumer needs and consumer tastes in ways that it had never been before. so the real question is whether apple can replicate the mind of steve jobs. >> how does somebody know what they want if they've never seen it. >> the part of the real live store still up britain is whether applening continue to invent the next big thing before nip else and before consumers realize they even want it. >> apple could be coming out with something new. the web site insider report says the company has filed for a pat tent on an unusual new shoe that can tell when it's time to replace yo
closed down 12%. >>> judge said no to apple and samsung today. apple wanted an increase in damages. but the judge rejected the request. she also rejected a request for a new trial but hasn't issued a request to reduce the damage judgment. apple is pressing new charges for current products. >>> the government says the nation's gross domestic product shrank for the first time in three years. it dropped in the 4th quarter. the president's christmases believe -- economickests said hurricane sandy played a roll. >> we have seen consistent job growth over almost three years. home prices are starting to climb back. consumer confidence has been rising rising and spending has been rising. >> lawmakers need to come up with a budget before automatic cuts kick in march 1. >>> on wall street today, it sent stocks down. the dow is down 44 to 13,910. the nasdaq is down 11 at 3,142. the s&p is down 5 at 1,501. >>> san jose valley veal is recalling more than a thousand pounds of veal because of possible e.coli contamination. a customer tested a shipment and reported results that were non-negative.
screen samsung. watch movies. >> you want to make phone calls. >> like the old days. >> the point does appear to be, i think credit suisse, somebody said, daunting challenge. fair? >> yes. >> the rest of the world has not stood still. >> the only reason, when the i phone came out, i switched the next day. i went over to verizon, said do you have it? it's not that, right? it's not a -- boom. omg. no omg. >> evolutionary. >> by the way, tomorrow is the big january jobs number. of course, that means another chance for you to nail the number. tweet us your predictions for january non-farm payrolls or handles at squawk street, #nail the number. the prize this month will make feel nice and cozy in time for valentine's day. it is a blanket, autographed by the "squawk on the street" gang. you will have one minute before the friday release to tweet your predictions. best of luck. none of us have used the blanket. >> pristine. pristine. which may be a draw, may not be a draw. i don't know. >> hold it. >> make a sweet valentine's day gift, i'm sure, for someone. >> also the end of the month, cram
of the samsung android. it over to talk to be the biggest seller of smart phones there are so many different samsung phones and some of the newest ones are cheaper than the iphone. sometimes even free! how can apple compete? and the rise of the new phablet like the galaxy of notes. the screens are huge, with a stylus. and what ever it is, they are catching on and apple does not sell one your and also, the iphone 4 is offering get free. retailers are saying that the iphone 4 has been sold out and not selling out of the iphone 5. consumers could be choosing the free iphone 4. apple has been not responding. to this report. this could all be a rumor and wall street is just acting on fears and emotions. their projected earnings are released next week. they will probably clear up this chatter about componentry gabe slate tech report >> jacqueline: it was certainly a cold day today and in other tomorrow. 43 degrees and real work in the 40's and some other locations. it is going to get a lot colder. fairfield, 45. livermore, 45 and santa rosa, 53 degrees. here is what we can expect tomorrow. cold an
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smart phones. in terms of market share to give you an idea, samsung, the operating system which is mostly samsung has about 70% worldwide. while apple, pretty pop pure lar here in the united states, worldwide, the ios operating system only about 20% market share. reporting live in the newsroom, let's go back to tori and dave. >>> 8:48. let's bring you up to date on some of the other top stories we're following for you right now. in san francisco, three people were rushed to the hospital after a truck, that truck, crashed into a building just hours ago. this all happened at 9th and brannan. the authorities say it appears a pickup driver hit a tow truck and crashed into the building. speed may have been a factor. >>> police are involved in sexual hazing at st. patrick's high school. >>> volunteers are fanning out across the south bay counting the homeless. ktvu's janine de la vega is live in san jose right now and tells us this count is crucial to getting federal funding, janine? >> reporter: dave, we've been trailing a team of volunteers you can see them right here as they are lo
by a jury. a federal judge rejected apple's request for an increase to the $1 billion samsung was already ordered to pay. the judge says the jury's decision was a reasonable settlement. the judge did not address samsung's request to reduce the award and a request for a new trial by both companies was denied. >>> a standoff goes on in alabama. dale county, alabama. a gunman holding a 6-year-old boy hostage since yesterday. police say the gunman shot a school bus driver, then kidnapped the boy. the bus driver later died. authorities say the man in his 60s was due in court today on a charge of threatening his neighbors. >>> well, back here at home, as sal has been telling you, a fiery crash this morning killed one person on eastbound 580 in livermore. there was a chain reaction crash involving four vehicles. the honda civic was rear ended. it was then rammed into the center median and then it caught fire. >>> in san jose police are busy investigating a suspected case of arson in the willow glen area. police say it appears someone threw a flammable liquid and then set it on fire. it was about
. >> it's also true they're getting much more competition from people like samsung and others. >> much more competition. and google, the samsung system has taken away the spot from the iphone both here in the u.s. and abroad overseas. >>> time now to show you some of the morning's headlines from around the globe. benjamin netanyahu will be able to remain in power. a strong showing by more moderate rivals may force him to include them in his new government. >> the "houston chronicle" reports a suspect has been charged with a shooting at a community college, an argument escalated between two men when one pulled a handgun. he wounded the man and a maintenance worker. >>> "the washington post" says new federal rules would severely restrict medical research on chimpanzees. it would send all 450 into retirement. >>> "usa today" says existing home sales are expected to continue marching upward. last year's sales hit their highest level in nine years rising more than 5% in 2011. >>> "wall street journal" says some countries are waking up to the problem of tired workers.
to samsung others in the smartphone market. apple has not commented on the report. >> the legal maneuvering in washington is being watched very closely in sacramento. >> when governor brown announced that his 2013 budget showed a surplus, many were surprised. today taylor stood by a report of a $2 billion deficit, but added. >> the budget is in balance. >> reporter: the governor's plan shows fiscal discipline. >> we think he should be commended for the plan that he's put before the legislature. >> living within our means, paying town debt, and strengthening education are the right policy choices for california, and we're pleased that the analyst agrees with the governor's assessment. the biggest risk to our forecast or the analysts forecastcom could come as early as next months, and that's from washington d.c. and what the federal government chooses to do or not to do regarding the debt ceiling. >> reporter: he said if washington fails to act on the debt creel, the national economy could dip, throwing all of the numbers off. >> that's going to have a very significant effect on revenues in
by half. they have been losing ground to samsung others in the smartphone market. apple has not commented on the report. >> the legal maneuvering in washington is being watched very closely in sacramento. >> when governor brown announced that his 2013 budget showed a surplus, many were surprised. today taylor stood by a report of a $2 billion deficit, but added. >> the budget is in balance. >> reporter: the governor's plan shows fiscal discipline. >> we think he should be commended for the plan that he's put before the legislature. >> living within our means, paying town debt, and strengthening education are the right policy choices for california, and we're pleased that the analyst agrees with the governor's assessment. the biggest risk to our forecast or the analysts forecastcom could come as early as next months, and that's from washington d.c. and what the federal government chooses to do or not to do regarding the debt ceiling. >> reporter: he said if washington fails to act on the debt creel, the national economy could dip, throwing all of the numbers off. >> that's going to have
as increased competition from other companies like samsung. apple shares hit an all-time high of 705 when the iphone 5 was released. they have since lost about a quarter of their value. apple stock has lost 7% in just the last three sessions. >>> we have breaking international news now with a local impact. the 787 dreamliner is now grounded. the entire fleet of the 787 dreamliner is being grounded after a plane had to make emergency landing this afternoon in japan. no one was hurt in the latest incident. in the last if you weeks the 787 have experienced a wide variety of problems. in july debris falling from the engine of a 787 on a runway in south carolina started a fire that led to the airport being temporary shutdown. in september, the ntsb made two urgent safety recommendations to fix general electric engines which are used in dreamliners and other planes. ge, a part owner of nbc. last month united airliners dreamliner traveling from houston to new jersey made an emergency landing in new orleans when a power generator failed and just last friday an ana dreamliner in japan was delayed due to
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